Leader Biography

Elder Peter F. Meurs

Elder Peter F. Meurs was called as a General Authority Seventy at the April 2016 general conference.


Elder Peter F. Meurs received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Monash University in 1980. He worked as an engineer for ESSO Australia and participated in the development of oil and gas production fields.

He was a founding partner of Worley Parsons Limited, an international engineering services and project management company. He recently led an iron ore expansion project for Fortescue Metals and served as an executive director on the board.

Elder Meurs has served in numerous callings, including branch president, counselor in a bishopric, bishop, high councilor, counselor in a district presidency, counselor in a stake presidency, stake president, counselor in a mission presidency and Area Seventy.

Peter Fletcher Meurs was born in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia on December 21, 1956. He married Maxine Evelyn Thatcher in January 1979. They are the parents of four children.

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